Can Exercise Help Your Recovery?
Why Exercise? Substance addiction takes its toll on every part of a person: physical, mental, emotional, and even spiritual. The
Ben Affleck Needs No Research for Uncle Charlie in "The Tender Bar"
The Tender Bar screenplay, by Academy Award winner William Monahan, is brilliant. It’s a huge challenge to capture the spirit
Experience, Strength and Hope Awards Honor Leigh Steinberg and Courtney Friel
After a year trapped like the rest of us in the worried doldrums of quarantines and isolation, the Experience, Strength
5 Reasons the Holidays Are the Perfect Time to Get Treatment
The holiday season is officially here in the United States. Although the holidays are meant to be full of joy
What I Wish My Parents Had Asked Me
Dear Mami and Papi, Remember when you used to go out to dinner or to the movies when I was
Gloria Harrison: True Recovery Is the Healing of the Human Spirit
True recovery is the healing of the human spirit.It is a profound recognition that we not only have the right
Isotonitazene: The Deadly Synthetic Opioid You Don't Know About
While many of the headlines concerning opioid addiction and overdose deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic have focused on the synthetic
Fun and Sober: 5 Activities for Recovery
Once the choice is made to seek help for substance abuse issues, the question that many in recovery face is:
Everything Harder Than Everyone Else
Where does hedonism end and endurance begin? That was the question that rose to the surface of the excitingly murky
Are These Seven Common Cognitive Distortions Holding You Back?
Have you ever made a small social snafu, only to become obsessed with how bad it made you look? Maybe
“Please Advertise Responsibly”
“Please smoke responsibly.” When was the last time you saw an advertisement requesting that? Most likely never. The vast majority
Ethanol Abuse: What You Should Know
Most people who have struggled with alcohol abuse can name their poison — maybe beer, or wine, or a cool
In Pillness and in Health: A Memoir
Chapter 4: FIORINAL 2008 It was hard to determine what Kevin knew about my increasing binging. He was starting to
Treatment Should Start by Addressing Core Issues. Here’s Why.
The traditional approach to substance abuse treatment is simple: walk into a 12-step meeting, and accept that you are powerless.
Explaining Intergenerational Trauma
Consider your family tree. Can you see places where it is bent or broken? Perhaps you can see where the
First Responders Need Help, Too
The tumultuous events of the last year – political unrest, the coronavirus, and even the 20th anniversary of the terrorist